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Type: Mathematician
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 582 BC
Date of Death: 495 BC


 

Pythagoras Quotes > As soon as laws are necessary...

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As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Pythagoras
About: Freedom

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